Cabrio avant-garde: this is the car with retractable glass roof and automatic dimming


O evolution of convertibles It seems to have no end. The British company McLaren, known for its achievements in F1, but also for its street cars, presented its latest work: the Spider 720S.

Its peculiarity is that it has a ceiling that in only 11 seconds Fold completely. It is built with carbon fiber and it's crystal, which allows great light in the cabin. The driver can choose to darken, which happens with just pressing a button.

Its price is £ 237,000, the equivalent of Over $ 11 million! (about $ 300,000) Needless to say, one of the most exclusive convertibles on the planet.

Thanks to the use of carbon fiber this convertible version is only 49 pounds heavier than the coupe. For its part, the whole mechanism of the roof is 7 lighter pounds than in the 650 S Spider, another McLaren model.

The engine of the 720S Spider is a V8 4.0 biturbo of 720 horsepower. Accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds, up to 200 km / h in 7.9 seconds and reaches 341 km / h of maximum speed (325 km / h without the roof).

The box is automatic seven-speed and rear wheel drive. It has a deep aerodynamic work in its forms, to which is added a active rear spoiler which moves depending on the driving situation.


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